There is so much information on the FDA.gov site that I cannot include it here. But the below link will take you there.
Don’t have a food thermometer? This is a very important purchase.
Making wise food choices also includes safe temperatures.
Is It Done Yet?
Use a food thermometer to be most accurate. You can’t always tell by looking.
|USDA-FDA Recommended Safe Minimum Internal Temperatures|
|Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb,
Steaks, Roasts & Chops
with 3-minute rest time
|Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb
|Turkey, Chicken & Duck
Whole, Pieces & Ground
4. Chill: Refrigerate promptly
Cold temperatures slow the growth of harmful bacteria. Keep-ing a constant refrigerator temperature of 40 °F or below is one of the most effective ways to reduce risk of foodborne illness. Use an appliance thermometer to be sure the refrigera-tor temperature is consistently 40 °F or below and the freezertemperature is 0 °F or below.
Minnie E. Miller email@example.com December, 2016